Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
Fire Protection Water-Based (formerly Automatic Sprinkler System)
4 Year Degree
The Sprinkler Designer is to deliver quality products and services which meet or exceed customer and industry standards, and to achieve customer satisfaction through a unified commitment to job competency and unsurpassed service.
Essential Job Functions:
Create engineered drawings using AutoCAD design software
Design systems based on scope of work as outlined in sale contract, while ensuring design meets all applicable code requirements.
Review sold projects for clear understanding of scope of work and for any error/omissions; notify Project Manager/Estimator/Salesman and Construction Manager of discrepancies prior to start of design work.
Completion of preliminary and AS Built engineering drawings and required documentation to include systems designs, calculations, submittals, operation manuals and other related documents as required for customer and AHJ.
Submit drawings, documentation and competed applications submitting application for permits to the proper municipalities and/or authorities, with the appropriate transmittal forms.
Expedite drawing approvals on a timely and consistent basis.
Provide material list and vendor information to Purchasing Agent for equipment procurement on a project by project basis.
Keep informed of new products and developments. Attend in-house training sessions and manufacturers’ training as assigned and/or required.
Accurately complete and return all field paperwork on time.
Track and report via Timecard hours utilized per Job on Design work as well as all Unapplied Time.
Report all accidents, mishaps and/or customer complaints immediately.
Attend Company Meetings and reporting status of work as required.
Work cooperatively with other departments within the company and with fellow coworkers.
Interface with customers to explain work to be performed, answer their questions and address their concerns in a knowledgeable and respectful manner. Attend Job Site Meetings as required.
Provide accurate and complete information on reports and quotes.
Manage time including time on the job as well as time on the road to job sites.
Possess complete understanding of current AutoCAD design standards and the ability to clean up CAD drawing files, understanding layer structure, FP drawing and detail set-up, and overall start to finish design capability
Strong understanding of materials, tools, equipment, and procedures used in the installation and design processes, plus working knowledge of NFPA Standards
Mental stamina and ability to perform laborious and repetitive work for extended hours
Effectively communicate with all internal and external clients and the ability to provide excellent professional relationships
Understanding and insight relating to current NFPA code standards, International Building and Fire Codes, and local ordinances, and AHJ requirements as they impact fire and life safety
About KPI Holdins
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KPI is the parent to a family of fire and security businesses whose core purpose is Life Safety and Property Protection.
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For over 60 years, the companies of KPI have been serving the needs of their commercial, industrial, institutional and municipal customers. We form lasting relationships built on integrity, value and expertise.